Valley of Love

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Mysterious for some, frustrating for others, Valley of Love is less about the story and more about the dynamic between Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu, who found themselves on a weird quest in California's Death Valley.

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The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVDThere are American films centered around kidnapping stories, and then there are French ones, where explosions and car chases are substituted by conversations surrounding literature and cigarettes. 

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The Lady in a Car with Glasses and a Gun

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. Behind this enigmatic (and long) title lies an equally enigmatic movie. The film may trigger a feeling of uneasiness for the viewer that is used to the linear storyline of mysterious dramas such as CSI and Law and Order, but this puzzle of a thriller proves to be rewarding for whoever likes to get lost in the plot, only to find their way out in the end. 

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My Father's Guests (Les invités de mon père)

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Parents aren't easy. Even as you get older. Even if they happen to be a well-recognized human rights activist, welcoming undocumented immigrants to their upscale apartment in Paris.

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Breathe (Respire)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. If you liked Blue is the Warmest ColorGirlhood17 Girls, and... Gone Girl, you will love this new take on adolescence.

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Marie's Story

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This week on Netflix, FrenchFlicks witnessed the true story of a girl at the turn of the century, born deaf and blind, as told through the lens of Jean-Pierre Améris. We strongly encourage that you brace yourselves for something truly beautiful and inspiring.

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All That Glitters (Tout ce qui brille)

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It's ladies' week over here at FrenchFlicks, and we're excited to celebrate with these perfectly quirky fashionistas, Lila (Leïla Bekhti) and Ely (Géraldine Nakache), two best friends hoping to break into the glamorous world of Paris in All That Glitters.

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You'll Be a Man (Tu seras un homme)

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Boys will be boys and boys will be misfits. You'll Be a Man (Tu seras un homme, 2013) highlights two heartwarming characters in various stages of becoming a man.

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Violette

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. The name Violette Leduc may never have reached French or American households as often as other famous writers. However, her ambivalent relationship with Simone de Beauvoir, her life in misery, and her avant-gardism feminist novels make her a fascinating figure of the literary circle of the 50’s in France, and a great character for a biopic.

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LOL

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. This week, FrenchFlicks craved a trip down memory lane, taking it back all the way to High School, with the movie LOL, directed by Lisa Azuelos. 

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